A finely worked sampler by Emma Bailey 1820, embroidered in coloured silks with the verse "Make God the beginning...", a brick house with a tree lined vista below, a dog and stag in the foreground, within a border of stylised honeysuckle--13 x 16in. (34 x 42cm.), mounted, some holing to the wool ground

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A finely worked sampler by Emma Bailey 1820, embroidered in coloured silks with the verse "Make God the beginning...", a brick house with a tree lined vista below, a dog and stag in the foreground, within a border of stylised honeysuckle--13 x 16in. (34 x 42cm.), mounted, some holing to the wool ground
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A sampler of a very similar design by Elizabeth Herbert in 1789 was sold in these rooms on 30 June 1998.
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